Have you ever found yourself asking, “What is the meaning of life?” If so you are not alone. But this is not the right question we should be asking if we are looking for answers about our life. We are supposing that there is some general answer for all and that once understood gives us clarity about life. But each life is different, complex and each of us has a different fate and destiny so there can be no single answer that fits all.
Recently I had an intimate conversation with a close friend of mine who was troubled. He was asking my advice about what he should be doing with his life. “What is my destiny? How do I know that what I’m doing with my life is what I should be doing?” he asked earnestly. Finally he admitted, “I’m confused.” He’s not alone. At different phases of our life we all find ourselves having similar questions. It is only natural to want clarity and understanding about our life. My answer surprised him, as it may you. […]
Dare to have great thoughts. Dare to believe that you have the capabilities to be tremendously successful at whatever you choose for yourself. Dare to think that your thoughts and actions will make a difference, not only in your own personal life but in the lives of others as well. Dare to dream big. Everything begins as a thought. Every great goal achieved was originally conceived as a thought. […]
Apparently a red-flanked bluetail from Asia was spotted last week in Vancouver, and it seems it is a big deal. Now I’m not a birder, so I don’t really get excited about these things, but I was intrigued when the speculation about how it got here was raging. One theory is that it was caught up in a major storm front and blown thousands of miles from its habitat. Hmmm… just like all our lives, I thought. […]
It is a breakthrough in our understanding of ourselves and our place in the world to discover that our body has access to information beyond what the mind can understand. The body feels the world energetically. The body feels and the mind thinks; these are two different ways of obtaining information. When we rely only on the mind and our logic we close ourselves off to a huge source of information. […]